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the heights the burglar went to and what he got away with. >>> also, a terrifying scene in sacramento as two >>> a small school for special needs students in the north bay has suffered a big loss after it was burglarized over the holiday break. ktvu's debora villalon is in san jose with how new horizons is looking to come back. >> this window was open and everything was unhooked. >> reporter: this is how the burglar left, with computers and crash. >> things were all open like they had been looking in through the cubert. new horizon serves 20 teenagers with disabilities. >> it probably saved my life honestly. these are people i care about, they're my family and i love them. >> stepped in here and came in. >> reporter: teachers wonder how the burglars knew to come in through the top floor then disabled motion detectors like they knew the place. >> it's disquieting that it could be somebody in the family because we do look at this place like a family. >> hard to keep your head above water and something like this happens and you wonder why you are doing it. >> reporter: this 30 year school will
a vessel in the sacramento river and also struck a duck at the stockton port and was ordered to undergo more training and was reportedly involved in another grounding in 2010. he lost his mariner's license for a few months in 2010 because of an undisclosed medical condition. there are many unanswered questions about the conditions the bar pilot was working under when the mishap happened. but obtaining information from the bar pilots association isn't easy. >> reporter: we've learned captain guy kleess had 30 hours off duty before the ship hit the bay bridge. they work under unquestioned stress, fog, tides, huge ships with small margins for error. but the bar pilot association refuses to release logs of working hours and time off. >> what it that they have to hide? i think they got it pretty good. >> reporter: mike jacob of the shipping association says the 55 men and one woman who guides ships in and out of the bay are certainly skilled. big ships must hire them and bar pilots are indemnified for liability from mistakes. they all take their own navigation device on board. >> which is an
sports director mark, for our live point after show. >> rumors heating up about the sacramento kings. >>> during her term, she won praise for labor unions for enforcing labor laws. >>> three other top white people are staying put. eric holder, veterans affairs secretary. >> vice president biden hosted the first high level meeting of the new gun policy task force. it is critical for the nation to act following that shooting at sandy hook elementary. >> every once in awhile there is something that awakens the country. >> those attending today's meeting included parents of children killed in the mass shooting at a movie theatre in aurora colorado along with survivors of the 2007 virginia tech massacre. the president has vowed action and wants recommendations from that task force by the end of the month. >> national debate on gun control came to vallejo. a public meeting was hosted. >> i am a hunt era gun owner. you don't need them i don't need them nor do we need assault magazines. >> congressman thompson is looking for opinions how to prevent another tragedy. >>> police released a surv
the sacramento kings have formalized a deal with the investor. there's no comment at the time. the sale was expected to be for about $500 million. the kings have call the sacramento home for 27 years. >>> state is set between the san francisco 49er and it is green bay packers. final touches were being put on the field. san francisco police say they will be on the look out for scalpers. fans on both sides are pumped. >> at the gateway to san francisco, golden gate bridge invited fans in gear. >> a lot of people are excited. you know, coming by saying, go niners. >> at the nfl store at pier 39 stormed in to stock up on gear. >> my family's die hard niners fans. >> his travel companion was going to vote for the packers. >> i have seen the light. >> it may take more than a head lock to convert these packers fans from sidney australia. >> we saw them in green bay in december. >> my dad's a 49ers fan. >> fans had nothing about praise for their peers. >> how have the fans been. >> awesome. the packers fans have been very friendly. >> these niners and packers fan, complete strangers brought tog
from leaving sacramento. >>> i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i have a dream. >>> dr. martin luther king is being honored today almost 50 years after he spoke to memorable words. it was one of the most inspirational moments for civil rights. dr.king is being honored for using his words to bring change. heather holmes was in the audience and tells us there was something different this year, heather. >> reporter: julie just as the program says here, tonight's event promoted no guns in light of the killings at sandy hook elementary, and the sold out crowd embraced that message. >> this battle will never be won until we all get free. >> reporter: before she took to the stage in front of 1,000 people, 20-year-old jade cho shared privately with us her pointian poem. >> but it's raise every voice and speak a new world into being. >> reporter: cho was one of two dozen young performers who honored king's legacy through music and the spoken word. >> tomorrow no
works show in old sacramento was cancelled last night after two people were shot and killed at a sport bars in that area. as a result those fire works were set off this morning shortly after 8:00. city leaders say they decided to launch those fire works because it's too dangerous to store them after they've been load and had ready. >>> as for that barroom shooting, sacramento police say it started as an argument and escalated. a bar employee steped in to try to break up the fight and that's when police say a 22-year-old man pulled out a gun and shot and killed the employee and a 35-year-old man. a woman was also struck by a bullet. she is wounded. police say an armed security guard heard the shots and confronted the gunman. the two exchanged gunfire. both suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. police have arrested the suspected gunman. >>> san francisco's belofed explore tore yum is pulling up stakes and moving. the science museum is relocating after 43 years tat pa las of fine arts in the marina. it'll reopen in a much-larger space at peer 15 april 17th. it's offering free admi
sacramento for about $2 million in emergency money. our cameras were there ten days ago, when the creek flooded the gardens neighborhood. damaging 7 homes. >> the people who live there are concerned. >> we've exhausted our local and regional resources in addressing the immediate flood controls and the levee stabilization needs. >> reporter: we've learned state officials may also be here. residents hoping that the goff's staff gets the message. john fowler, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> no rainfall in our forecast for tonight. in fact, clear skies. we have a big batch of high clouds offshore. if this cloud cover was over us, temperatures would not be as cold, but we do have dropping temperatures, and get ready for a very cold thursday morning. once again, we have a winter spare the air alert for tonight, with that cold temperatures, and also the rise in smoke out there. just keep that in mind. coolest locations will be in the upper 20s once again. santa rosa, napa, fairfield. 27 to 29 degrees. san francisco around 41. san jose starting out thursday morning right above freezing at 34. here we
late today said it plans to ask sacramento for about $2 million in emergency money. our cameras were there 10 days ago when the creek flooded the gardens neighborhood damaging seven homes. >> i've seen a lot of indifference from people who do not live there. the people who live there are concerned. >> we've exhausted our local and regional resources in addressing the immediate flood controls and the levee stabilization need sdmrs there's an emergency city council meeting tomorrow. we've also learned state officials may also be here, residents hoping the governor's staff gets the message. east palo alto health and science center john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> biologists today lowered the water level on the american river in sacramento county as an ongoing effort. several dams and flood control projects block sediment that should flow down river. salomon use the sediment to bury their eggs so biologists placed tubes of eggs in varying depth of gravel. >> take them back and count what survived and what didn't survive to compare survival between the different gravel patches. >> lo
. >> if sacramento losses the kings, they won't see another nba team in at least my lifetime or many other people's. >> the deal to move the kings to seattle still needs approval from the nba board of governor s. >>> there was a dray mat tick -- dramatic rescue today near the cliff house. a surfer was in trouble. live at the beach to explain why it was such a difficult operation, janna. >> reporter: these signs are posted warning people about the dangerous water conditions. today a surfer got into trouble and he's safe thanks to four rescuers who decided they would swim out into the chopty water. the call came at 11:45 this morning. they flew over the scene as the coastguard, san francisco police and fire crews tried to reach a surfer stranded just off ocean beach below the cliff house. fire officials say the man had been out surfing with a friend and started cramping up. >> he climbed up onto the rock and they didn't think he would swim back to shore. >> reporter: his buddy called for help but when the police boat arrived, the water was too rough and the rocks too dangerous to get close e
in the sa sacramento county the town of galt was killed. kevin tonn was a canine officer. he it was 11:30 this morning when police responded to a call. police say it all happened very quickly. there was a struggle, the gunman shot tunn -- tonn then took his own life. >> he knew everybody in town and he especially knew the people who he dealt with most often. the criminal side of the town. >> reporter: the suspect has not yet been identified. officer tonn is said to be the first officer to be killed on duty in galt since that police officer was formed back in 1946. we've also learned that officer tonn was actively involved with the bay area organization cover your canine which provides bullet-proof vests for police dogs. president oe -- president obama is set to make his plan about the gun restrictions tomorrow. >> reporter: no longer do people have to come to a gun range to test their skills they can do it right on their phone. this comes as president obama is set to call for tighter gun restrictions. the nra has taken aim at violent games. but now they have released this shooting ra
10 rounds of ammunition. democratic lawmakers in sacramento say they expect a push for even stricter gun control laws. those could restrictions on the sale of devices that allow rapid firing of a large number of rounds, and greater regulation on the sale of ammunition. tonight at 10:30, our coverage continues. we're gauging reaction to the president's appeal, plus the one thing he could have done, but didn't. >>> many people in the bay area are making plans to be in washington for the start of the second term. amber lee is live, after talking with campaign volunteers who managed to get a ticket to the sear moan. amber? >> julie, tonight, we met two women who campaigned for president obama. they're now preparing to attend his inauguration. >> it's my first time, i am so excited. >> reporter: she picked up her ticket to the inauguration today, after being among the winners of a lottery from congressman joe miller's office. the 70-year-old had her nails done this afternoon. >> look. i'm so excited. >> reporter: she showed off her pride in the president. >> we worked so hard, then to hav
austin in sacramento this past saturday. 21-year-old javier garcia was arrested on december 27 in oakland, and the day before that, 26-year-old lucas anderson was arrested while already in custody in santa clara county, for according to court documents, a burglary charge. raven dixon was the first suspect arrested, december 18. today, police told us they still can't discuss any possible relationships between the suspects or the victim as far as details about the killing. >> we do not believe we have all the suspects in custody, necessarily. >> reporter: police did reiterated, investigators believe the home invasion was not a random act. >> the police did an outstanding job on this. it was an isolated incident, and that's the most important thing. >> reporter: at this point, investigators are not releasing any background information on the suspects in custody, such as their hometowns. they still hope people who know them will come forward. robert honda, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new life tonight for a condemned pit bull in a legal tug of war between the dog's owner and the courts. a judge
year's eve shooting in oakland sacramento. 34-year-old charles fowler- scholz and 36-year-old amber scholz face charges of assault with a deadly weapon. they believe amber scholz instigated a fight between her husband and a man named carlito montoya. three other people were hurt. >>> a police standoff ends with four people dead in a small town still reeling from another mass shooting. how investigators say this one started. >>> the flu is officially here in the bay area. >> the new push to keep people healthy as the number of flu cases double. cases double. >> and the [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six
circumstance charges against a sacramento man accused of shooting and killing two people in a bar on new year's eve. if convicted, montoya could face murder charges. >>> pittsburg police say an attempted home invasion ended with the intruder being fatally stabbed. >> reporter: police put up yellow tape. about 10:20 this morning it appears an intruder was trying to break into a home. >> this appears to be an interrupted burglary, an individual most likely thought no one was home. >> reporter: but police say a man was inside the apartment. heard someone fiddling with his front door and saw a stranger trying to get back in. >> he retreats back to his bedroom and retrieves a loaded firearm. by the time he makes it back to the front door he is confronted by the suspect who is now inside of his house. >> reporter: investigators say there was a scuffle. the resident dropped his gun and the intruder also dropped a gun which police later determine to be a replica. officers say the resident then picked up a knife and fatally stabbed the intruder in the neck. a woman and child also live in the apartment
to burst. >>> late word on the fate of the sacramento kings. >> plus -- >> reporter: the bat mobile goes up for sale. the hefty price one businessman paid to buy the crime fighting machine. >> holy sunshine, batman. the warm weather may soon go away. mark tamayo is tracking rain in the forecast. >> you did not just say that. >>> also a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go >>> and just a beautiful weekend across the entire bay area. beautiful conditions in terms of the winds, you can see the video here always amazing to see these scenes out to the west of pillar point. waves probably the keyword today was inconsistent as far as the descriptor with waves 15 to 20 feet. but we had waves approaching 25 feet topping off lots of smaller waves but lots of bigger ones. look at this person just taking off and what is called an f moving out of line there. lots of sunshine and a treat to see all of those big scenes. napa topped out 57. san jose 64 and mountain view in the mid-60s. our live storm tracker 2. already dropping to the mid- to upper 40s near fairfield, napa, santa rosa. san jose in the
. the hearings will happen tuesday morning at the capital in sacramento. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan down played the question that he would be running for president. >> i have a job to do, i represent wisconsin. >> reporter: ryan said he's focusing on his work in congress. >> he is especially concerned about upcoming cuts known as sequester cuts that would slash the budget. >>> within the past hour, a bipartisan group of senators has announced that an agreement has been reached on the principals to overhaul the nation's immigration reform. an estimated 11,000 people are in the country illegally. >>> the nation of brazil is in mourning after a fire broke through a club. the club was at twice its maximum capacity at the time of that fire. >> reporter: amidst billowing smoke, firefighters work to control a fire. the regional coordinator of civil defense says the blaze started after 2:00 a.m. after the acoustic insulation caught fire in the kiss nightclub in the southern brazil townover santa maria. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> i would like t
of galt. it's located on highway 99 between stockton and sacramento. galt police say officer kevin tonn confronted a burglary suspect. the two got into a fight, then the man shot officer tonn with a handgun. two other officers chased the suspect, but police say the man shot and killed himself. 35-year-old officer tonn can be seen here with his k-9 yaro. now, the small department is mourning its loss. >> everybody enjoyed working with him. he was a hard working officer so -- and he was -- he was a lot of fun to work with. >> we've learned officer tonn was actively involved with the bay area organization called cover your k-9, which provides bullet proof vests for police dogs. tonn and yaro participated at a fundraiser in oakland just last summer. >>> in the bay area, a huge turnout for a gun buyback program in marin county led to some unexpected problems today. allie explains what organizers did once they ran out of cash. >> the buyback program began at 11:00 this morning at five marin county locations. at police headquarters the line to turn in weapons snaked around the build sglg two s
that incident. the sacramento count sheriff's department says it turns out the gunman suspected of killing offer tan was not a burglary suspect. instead, they just happened to cross paths. 30-year-old humphrey kenneth gas economy of galt took his own life after shooting the officer. investigators say the reported burglary suspect was later identified as a relative of the property owner. >>> a funeral service is under way for an innocent bystander who died in a new year's day crash in san francisco. 26-year-old francisco gutierrez was killed while walking outside a liquor store on van nuys avenue. police say a speeder caused the crash while speeding away from officers. another bystander was also killed. he was in a car held by the suspect. >>> san jose police have released the sketch of a man who has a neighborhood on alert after he tried to snatch a child from her mother's arms. police say the three-year-old was playing with other children when the man approached and comment ed on how she looked. feeling uncomfortable, the mother picked up the girl, but the man tried to pull the toddler from he
williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are reports the sacramento kings may be packing up and moving to the pacific northwest. according to yahoo sports, the current owners, and maloof brothers are in the final stages of selling the kings to a group that hopes to move them to seattle. the group plans to build a $490 million arena near the city's other sports stadiums. once the sale is final the prospective buyers will have until march to file for relocation. >>> sharks fans are another step closer to seeing hockey return. now all that's left is player approval before the hockey season can finally start. the players have been locked out now for 116 days. they are set to vote friday and saturday. if they agree to the deal, the season would begin january 19th. >>> sonoma county bubbly will be the beverage of choice at president barack obama's upcoming inaugural lunch. winely sent 90 magnums of vintage 2008 champagne to the white house just before christmas. this will be the eighth inauguration in a row ff corbel starting with president ronald reagan's second inaugural in 1985. >>> there
on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in california. >> reporter: the govern's budget that was released la
moneys to make restoration. >> reporter: in sacramento, ken pritchett. >>> the governor's focus on education may come at the expense of some of the wealthiest school districts. the governor said the situation is different for people who grew up in oakland or compton than those growing up in piedmont. his proposal calls for pouring money into schools where students are learning english as a second language. >> disproportionally funding those schools that have disproportional challenges. >> reporter: wealthier schools could see cuts. the san mateo union school district says it expects to lose $4 million in state funding under the governor's new plan. >> we live, we soar. >>> in san francisco protesters held a rally on behalf of health and human services. they want the governor to restore full funding to programs for children, families, seniors and the disabilitied. they say budget cuts weaken the safety net for california's most vulnerable. >>> instead of concluding a search, we learned that san jose is expanding it. we learned that sandra pegoni wants more time to consider them a
calories each. yoplait, it is so good! >>> a fight is on now to keep the sacramento kings basketball team from moveing to seattle. comcast sports net says a deal is almost done to sell the team for $5 million. other investors are now working to keep them in the state capital. the maloof brother owners of the kings are still refusing to comment. >>> well let's keep talking about basketball now. warriors playing the blazers tonight. they almost blew it at the end. >> got a little scary at the end. a couple of years ago, many years we didn't care how the warriors win just as long athey get one. we're long away from critiquing any warrior victory. we take it any way they get them. not the best of basketball down the stretch against a sluggish portland team playing a second of back to back games. that man was the story as you will see in a minute. warriors started the second quarter 11-2 run. curry no look. lee who finished with 24 points. blazers fight back fourth quarter. lilard begins to heat up. this family loving it. warriors leading by four. landry the warriors up. but lilard won't go aw
. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the sketch of an attempted kidnap ?v >>> black and teal is back. the san jose sharks return to hp pavilion tonight after a four month lock out. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose and tells us fans and busies -- businesses could not be happier even if it is a shortened season. reporter>> fans are very happy out here. the shark
and lake mendocino. the radar loop showing rainshowers moving to the east and approaching sacramento in the next hour or two. we're going to hold on to that chance of a few light showers in the bay area for just the overnight hours as some of the that moisture moves to south. we do have some dropping temperatures. santa rosa right now checking in 44 degrees. napa, 45. san francisco in the upper 40s and san josi 47 degrees. we're talking about the winds and here is a look at some of the wind reports, sustain wind feedspeeds at 22 miles per hour out to sfo, fairfield at 10 and santa rosa at the south is the aerodirection at 7 miles per hour. the winds will be back as we head into your sunday, especially for the afternoon hours. for tonight, partly cloudy and breezy. tomorrow a sun-cloud mix with gusty winds. the extend, once again a dry weather pattern and temperatures do warm back up. first thing sunday morning partly cloudy skies. a little bit of a breeze out there. temperatures to start out the day definitely want to bundle up, oakland around 41 degrees. foreman 140 and san josi sta
. >>> a controversial new bill was introduced in sacramento today that would allow teachers and other staff to carry weapons on campus. the bill would allow schools -- the republican authors say the massacre in newtown connecticut is what inspired their bill. san francisco senator leyland lee called the bill ludicrous. >>> finding money to cover the gun buy back program that ran out of cash. the county collected more than 800 guns, offering 100, to $200 for them. the problem is they ran right through the $43,000 they had allocated from the problem. officials now say they'll use $30,000 from a safety net last fall to give people vouchers. >>> a number of tickets issued this past sunday for parking meter violations. the san francisco municipal transportation agency said nearly 1800-meter violations were issued on sunday. the fines start at $62. this was the first sunday that tickets were issued since sunday parking metering went into effect. >>> san francisco police are asking for your help tonight in locating a man suspected of stabbing a woman in the head as he attempted to sexual assault her. here
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